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2018 Telluride Mushroom Festival has ended
Friday, August 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Rusts Never Sleep

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In terms of species numbers and ubiquity, rust fungi are an incredibly successful lineage. Together, the more than 7000 described species form the largest known group of plant pathogens, while also having incredibly complex life cycles. This talk will explore the biology of these fascinating organisms and discuss the contributions that molecular systematics have made to our understanding of their evolution.

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Cathy Aime

Dr. M. Catherine Aime earned her doctorate in Biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and StateUniversity in 2001 and completed her postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford in the UnitedKingdom. She worked for four years as a research molecular biologist with the USDA-ARS... Read More →


Friday August 17, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Sheridan Opera House 110 N Oak St, Telluride, CO 81435

Attendees (12)